Retro Core takes a look around Akihabara showing you some of the better places to buy your games including a nice little back street shop which could be called the Aladdin's cave of clones. Also we take a look inside Club Sega and Sega Gigo. Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
I've done it again ! I've managed to get about 8 minutes of footage inside of Sega World Game Center before being caught (^v^). As well as that Volume 12 features 10 games plus the Anime corner. This months mobile gaming comes in the shape of Valis and let me tell you that it's miles better than your average mobile platformer. Also featured on the show is Berserk for the Dreamcast, Batman Returns for the SFC, Double Dragon on the Master System, Ridge Racer 4 on the PSX, Dead or Alive for... Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
Retro Core Volume 11 is full of goodies as you've come to expect including a special on the destruction of a PlayStation. Shite of the Month comes to use from Valis II on the X68000, Anime Corner from card Captor Sakura, and this months East2West features Puyo Puyo Vs Kirby's Avalanche. Also on the show we have Thunder Force IV for Mega Drive, Coryoon for PC Engine, Galaxy Force II Arcade, Asuka 120% for Saturn, Labyrinth for the Famicom, Samba De Amigo 2000 for Dreamcast, Space Harrier for the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
Retro Core Volume 9 is now complete. 11 games featured this month in the shape of Vampire Chronicles (DC) - Assault Suit Leynos 2 (SAT) - Sakura Taisen 4 (Anime Corner) - Soldier Blade (PCE) - Initial D 3D Battle PLUS (Mobile) - Assault Suit Valken (SFC) - Battle Mania 2 (MD) - Sailormoon Super S Various Emotions (Shite of the month) - Crisis Force (FC) - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (AC) and finally Gunstar Heroes (GG). Twinbee was also going to be featured and was actually filmed but I felt... Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
The 2nd Retro Core Christmas edition is here ! It doesn't seem that long since the last one was made with Christmas NiGHTS being the best Christmas game ever made but what will this years Christmas themed game be ? Well you'll have to watch the show to find out. Volume 15 is the BIGGEST Retro Core yet featuring over 25 games !! So what can those games be? Read on to find out. Dreamcast - Jet Set Radio Dreamcast - Street Fighter III 3rd Strike Dreamcast - Power Jet Racing 2001 Famicom - Burai... Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
Volume 10 features more games than ever before plus a brand new feature called East2West that shows how games are bastardized for the western market. In this first feature we take a look at what happened to NCSâs very colourful Ranma 1/2 when Irem released it in the States. Other goodies include Super Bikuriman on the SFC for Shite of the Month â Arcade Columns â97 â Saturn Sega Rally â Mobile Phone Metal Slug STG â Sharp X68000 Detana Twinbee (originally filmed for RC Vol.9) â Dreamcast... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
Retro Core Volume 7 features for the first time FULL STEREO SOUND on all games !! Two new features are introduced in this volume which are "The Anime Corner" which shows the introduction from one of the many Japanese love adventure games out there and "Shite of the Month" which you can probably guess what that's about. Games covered in volume 7 are Mega Drive Virtua Racing, Saturn Elevator Action Returns, PlayStation G-Darius, Super Famicom Chomakai Mura (Super Ghouls &... Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
Retro Core Dreamcast Shooting Special features 28 Dreamcast shooters in high resolution (DVD version only plus 2 extra games) and stereo sound. Traditional Shooters Border Down Chaos Field Gigawing Gigawing 2 Gunbird 2 Gun Spike (Cannon Spike) Ikaruga Mars Matrix Psyvariar 2 Rainbow Cotton REZ Shikigami No Shiro 2 Trizeal Zero Gunner 2 Gun Shooters Virtual Cop 2 Silent Scope The House Of The Dead 2 Death Crimson 2 Death Crimson OX Confidential Mission Charge'n Blast Flight Shooters Airforce... Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
I think for the first time ever Retro Core has no out of sync problems at all thanks to a new method of recording the audio!! Featured in Vol:8 are the following great games - Transformers for the Famicom (Shite of the month), Kage also for the Famicom, Xmultiply on the arcade, Konohana True Report (Anime Corner), Rockman X4 for the Saturn, Sonic CD for the Mega CD, The House of the Dead for Mobile phones (Japan only), Trizeal and Napple Tale for Dreamcast and Batman for the Mega Drive. That's... Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega
This month saw the release of what quite possible could be the second to last Dreamcast game ever ! Now while Retro Core is a retro based show we still class the beloved Dreamcast as Retro since the mainstream sites don't want to talk about it any more. So what does this mean? Yes, you guessed it ! Radirgy the new Dreamcast shooter is featured in Volume 18. Not only that but Dreamcast fans are going to love the special feature on the wide screen Treamcast. The Dreamcast clone from China. What... Topic: Retro Core sega Nintendo Game
Retro Core Sega Saturn Shooting Special Part 3 of 3 (ver.2) DVD 3 -=Chapter 1=- Virtua Cop Virtua Cop 2 Maximum Force The House Of The Dead Henry Explorers (Crypt Killers in English) Die Hard Trilogy Death Crimson Creature Shock Special Corps Killer Graveyard Edition Area 51 -=Chapter 2=- Wolf Fang Tempest 2000 Metal Slug Mass Destruction Elevator Action Returns Assault Suit Leynos 2 Topic: Sega Saturn Retro Core Video Games
If you thought Retro Core 15 had a load of games then check out Volume 16 which features 27 games !! Also in volume 17 we have a special look at an early version of Shenmue for the Dreamcast and Millennium Fire, an unreleased game for the Sega Saturn. Other goodies include a commercial break featuring 5 Japanese game adds. Take a look below for the complete rundown of the shows contents. Sharp X68000 - Arcus Odyssey Sharp X68000 - Chase H.Q. (Shite of the month) Super Famicom - Garou Densetsu... Topic: Retro Core Sega Game Games Nintendo Sony
NOTICE - Retro Core Volume 23 has some interlacing problems on quite a few of the games featured. This is due to an error in encoding. I apologize for any inconvenience. Retro Core gets a new look with a brand new opening and ending sequence plus a different "Coming up" sequence as well. Not only do we have the new look but a whole host of top quality games for you. Seventeen titles in total including our very first PAL Dreamcast game feature. Neo Geo - Neo Driftout Super Famicom -... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Sega, Retro Core, Nintendo, PC Engine, PlayStation
Retro Core is back with part 2 of the Dreamcast shooting Special. But before we get in to what's featured I must stress that this download version of the show is running with an odd frame rate making some games look a little jerky when scrolling. This is not how these games run in real life. Also a note that the game XOP that is featured is a very early in development version. The fully released game will go under a different title with a much cleaner look. So on with the listings for this... Topic: Dreamcast, Shooters, Video Games, Retro Core, Sega
It was time to put on that long overcoat again as I did some undercover filming in what can only be described as an Otaku's paradise. This shop covers everything from character models to games. Unfortunately I couldn't get permission to film in this shop but as if that would stop me (^_^). As well as that feature, from this month Retro Core will have two commercial brakes featuring Japanese game adds from years gone by. Sit back and enjoy Retro Core Volume 27's games reviews a featuring..... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Retro Core, Video Games, Sega, Nintendo, Sony, Dreamcast
Happy New Year to all Retro Core viewer ! We kick off this brand new year with a brand new download resolution! Yes, the download version is now much better quality thanks to the new resolution settings. Of course the DVD version blows it away but still, it's a great improvement of the original. This all comes at a price though which is and extra 90MB or so added to the file size. Still, 376 MB for almost 1 and a half hours of footage it pretty good. This month we take a look at the Virtual... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Retro Core, Sega, Nintendo, PC Engine, Game, Video Game, Playstation
WARNING The Retro Core Summer Special 2009 contains language and images not suitable for the younger viewer. You have been warned. Retro Core Summer Special 2009 contents Super Famicom - Street Fighter Zero 2 Wii (Home Brew) - Star Shooter Saturn - Stellar Assault Saturn - Savaki Mega CD - Popful Mail Mega Drive - Mega Panel Dreamcast - Marvel Vs Capcom 2 Arcade - Marvel Land Super Famicom - Daruma Dojo Manga Soko Shopping Trip Wii round up featuring Capcom Vs Tatsunoko, The House of the Dead... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Retro Core, Segagaga, Sega, Nintendo, SFC, Saturn, Dreamcast
Another month can only mean one thing, yes that's right time for a new Retro Core ! And this time you'll whitness subtitles for the very first time here on Retro Core ! OK, well maybe not that exciting but I've subtitled a bit of dialog on Evolution 2. Featured in Vol.21.... PlayStation - Philosoma Famicom - Jackie Chan Super Famicom - Pit Fighter (Shite of the month) Super Famicom - Gundam Wing Super Famicom - Another World N64 - Dezaemon 3D Saturn - Gundam Side Story Part III Saturn - Playboy... Topics: Retro Core, Sega, Nintendo, PC Engine, Neo Geo
NOTE: There is an error in volume 26 during the introduction to Lupin III on the Sega Saturn whereby I give a run down of what will be featured in Volume 26. Originally this was meant to be the opening game for the show but was later replaced by Densha De Go 2. Unfortunately the voice over had already been recorded on to the Lupin III video so it was too late to change it. In volume 26 Retro Core goes back to the good old Sega Vs Nintendo days with a Mega Drive Aladdin Vs Super Famicom Aladdin... Topic: Video Games, Sega, Nintendo, Retro Core, PlayStation, PC Engine, X68000
Retro Core Volume 20 is here with a load of great gaming including a look at all official Street Fighter games from Street Fighter II all the way to Street Fighter 3 3rd Strike. PlayStation - Motortoon GP 2 Sharp X68000 - Cotton Fantastic Midnight Dream Saturn - Chisato Moritaka Multimedia Disc Saturn - Last Bronx Saturn - Rise of the Robots 2 (Shite of the Month) N64 - G.A.S.P!! Dreamcast - Super Hero Retsuden (intro only) Dreamcast - Le Mans 24 Hours Dreamcast - Castlevania Resurrections... Topic: Retro Core Sega Video Games Nintendo PC Engine
Retro Core volume 31 is dedicated to my new son Ren, who was born on March 25th. Let's hope he grows up to be a true gamer like his dad (^o^). We've got some pretty good Japanese retro game adds this month as well as the following games. Dreamcast - Trigger Heart Exelica Dreamcast - Karasu Nintendo 64 - Dual Heroes Game Cube - Robocop Sega Saturn - Nanatsu Kaze No Shima Monogatari PC Engine - Final Solder PC Engine - Ninja Warriors PC Engine Super CD- Golden Axe (Shite of the month) PC Engine... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Retro Core, Sega, 31, Nintendo, Saturn, Dreamcast, Playstation, PC Engine, Sony
The 2nd show of 2007 and what a packed show it is. Not only do we have the standard selection of Japanese game adds but also our very first Game Cube review !! Yes, it's about time Nintendo's Cube got a bit of Retro Core love after having the general public turn it's back to the little door stopper. PC Engine - Alien Crush Dreamcast - Evil Dead Dreamcast - Magforce Racing Saturn - Torico (MPEG Preview version) Saturn - Code R Saturn - Virtua Fighter 2 Saturn - Street Fighter Zero 3 (Game of the... Topic: Retro Core, 29, Sega, Nintendo, PlayStation, NEC, PC Engine, Saturn, Dreamcast, Video Games
Just which is the best home conversion of Daytona USA for a Sega platform? Need to know? Want to know? well, if you do then you're in luck with this months special feature. That plus much more. Famicom - Chiki Chiki Machine Mou Race (Whacky Racers) Super Famicom - Ninja Warriors Again Super Famicom - Race Drivin' (Shite of the month) Master System - Makai Retsuden Master System - Pacmania GameBoy Colour - Street Fighter Alpha Neo Geo - Cross Swords Mega Drive - Aero Blasters Saturn - Elevator... Topic: Sega, Retro Core, 22, Nintendo, Sony, Neo Geo, PC Engine, Arcade
The time has come although I wish it hadn't. Retro Core Volume 32 is the final Retro Core for the foreseeable future. I just no longer have the time to produce the show anymore now that I've become a father. Still, it's been a great 3 years and within that Time Retro Core has covered over 390 games. In the final volume of Retro Core we take a look at the PC Engine and it's games. There are many PC Engine games that are also featured on the Mega Drive. Retro Core compare 4 of them side by side... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Retro Core, Volume, 32, Sega, saturn, NEC, PC Engine, Nintendo, Sony, Playstation, N64, Famicom
Happy New Year to all Retro Core viewer ! We kick off this brand new year with a brand new download resolution! Yes, the download version is now much better quality thanks to the new resolution settings. Of course the DVD version blows it away but still, it's a great improvement of the original. This all comes at a price though which is and extra 90MB or so added to the file size. Still, 376 MB for almost 1 and a half hours of footage it pretty good. This month we take a look at the Virtual... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Retrocore, Retro, Core, Sega, Nintendo, Saturn, PlayStation, PSX, NEC, PC Engine, Dreamcast, DC
Another packed show with a special look at the Sega Dreamcast karaoke system, the Dorikara. Also we've got 2 arcade games for you plus a look at the British console that never was, The Konix Multi System. Games featured this month include.... Saturn - Road Blaster FX Saturn - Fighters Megamix (Game of the Month) Game Gear - Aladdin Neo Geo - Burning Fight Dreamcast - Confidential Mission Dreamcast - Segagaga Mega Drive - Mamono Hunter Yohko Famicom - Robocop Famicom - Race America (Shite of the... Topic: Retro Core Video Games, Sega, Nintendo, PlayStation, PC Engine, Mobile Phone
8 great games featured from the Famicom (NES), Sharp X68000, Mega CD, Arcade, Saturn, Super Famicom (SNES) and PC Engine Super CD. Plus a close up look at the Sega branded Wondermega. Released in 2004. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega, Famicom, NES, Sharp X68000, Mega CD, Arcade, Saturn, Super Famicom, SNES,...
Retro Core - Volume : 30 - Length : 1 hour 17 minutes (DVD and Download) Released 10th March 2007 Retro Core Vol.30 takes a look at the differences between a real gamers arcade and a family arcade in Japan. Loads of great games shown so defiantly one not to miss. I've also got a brand new phone with digital TV which means it's more powerful and we all know that mean more power games ! This month we feature Ridge Racer Wide Screen ! 30fps full 16.9 widescreen ridge racer action. Console... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Retro Core, Volume 30, Sega, Nintendo, PlayStation, PC Engine, Game Cube, SFC, Famicom, Mega Drive,...
Retro Core Vol:3 promises to be the best so far ! Back by popular demand is the Hardware close up plus a new Vs feature which will show the same game running on two platforms. Here's what you can expect to see. Arcade Special (Film of inside a retro arcade), Best Christmas game ever (you probably know what this will be), Axelay and Run Saber on the SFC, Granada on the Sharp X68000, Bari-arm on Mega CD, Techomotor on Saturn, Panorama Cotton on the Mega Drive. PC Engine Vs Mega Drive special... Topics: Retro Core, Arcade, Christmas, Axelay, Run Saber, Super Famicom, Granada, Sharp X68000, Bari-arm,...
Retro Core Volume.6 is now available after many weeks of problems filming and encoding it. The line up features some really nice extras such as the Hitachi Saturn close up and a PC88 Special featuring many games. Also featured on Vol.6 is Digital Dance Mix & Taromaru on the Saturn, Yuu Suzuki Game Works on the Dreamcast, Contra Spirits for the SFC, Street Fighter 2 on the X68000 and Dennen Aleste for the Mega CD. Topics: Retro Core, Game, Sega, Hitachi Saturn, PC 88, Dance Dance Mix, Taromaru, Saturn, Yuu Suzuki Game...
Yet another improvement over the previous Retro Core shows with the high resolution version being almost 100 Meg smaller in size than volume : 3. Featured in Volume : 4 is an interview with a Japanese Retro Game store owner and well as a quick look around his shop. Of course there's loads of gaming goodies too, including a Final Fight special ! Just which home version of Final Fight is truly the best? Plus PC Engine Power Drift, Master System Phantasy Star, SFC Super Aleste, Saturn Sega Touring... Topics: Retro Core, Game, Interview, Videogame shop, Final Fight, PC Engine, Power Drift, Master System,...
Fixed picture size and sound quality over the original Retro Core as well as a much smaller file size. Again 8 great games featured from the Neo Geo (Art Of Fighting), Mega Drive (Bare Knuckle 2), Super Famicom (Umihara Kawase), Dreamcast (Soul Calibur), Arcade (Newzeland Story), Master System (Psycho Fox), Mega CD (Annette Futatabi) and Sharp X68000 (Akumajo Dracula /Castlevania/) Originally released in 2004. Topics: Retro Core, Neo Geo, Art Of Fighting, Mega Drive, Bare Knuckle 2, Super Famicom, Unihara Kawase,...